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    December 5, 2012
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removal of the command staff. nonetheless, oakland officials are saying it is a compromise they can work with and live with and besides, it avoids the black eye of a takeover, something that would be a first in the country. dana? >> so phil, the chief now answers to this compliance officer instead of the mayor. where is the mayor in all of this? >> reporter: the mayor is going to be right next to the chief because the compliance officer is going to not only be telling the chief what to do working with the chief on these matters but will have the direct say of the court, as well. they will be able to go with the court. the mayor is going to be quite honestly for this purpose off to the side. what oakland did however get away from was the courts coming in with a complete takeover of the department and that could have even led to the court saying you don't have enough cops on the street, you need to hire more. but for right now, it's strictly on the officers conduct not what's going on on the street in terms of crime. >> so the full takeover is
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still potentially on the table? >> reporter: it is. that's right. that's next. if this doesn't work, that could be, as well. >> , thank you, phil matier in oakland. a recount in alameda county is called off. this is a story we first told but yesterday. the alameda county transportation commission says it will no longer challenge the results from measure b-1. the measure which would have have meant billions for transportation projects lost by a razor-thin margin. the commission wanted to spend nearly $5,000 per day for a hand recount. elections officials said the measure probably wouldn't get enough votes. pesky birds have been a thorn in the sign for bart's new extension to silicon valley. and shooing them away has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo explains saving birds turned out to be a projector much larger than expected. >> reporter: the bart board of
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directors is expected to approve the $5 million price tag for overtime and equipment. the cost of either shooing these birds away or protecting the ones that decided to stay. >> we had a sense of what we were going to get into, but we didn't really understand how -- the magnitude of it. >> reporter: who could have imagined that red-tailed hawks, house finches and morning doves could be so stubborn. there are prime nesting acres along the pacific flyway and a favorite nesting spot for 500 protected species. >> during the peak of construction in 2011, it was just -- i thought we were at war with birds. it was like the movi "birds." they were everywhere. >> reporter: bart is building the warm springs extension near lake elizabeth and something had to give, not the birds. one morning dove pair tried 11 times in one day to build its nest. >> if anybody had an idea we
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tried it. we tried sprinklers, reflective tape, ribbons, everywhere. we tried what we call air dancers that you see at used car lots and things like that, that are run on compressed air and wave around. >> reporter: but once a nest had eggs in it the work crews are stopped in their tracks. >> there was a case where a house finch pair decided to nest in a wheel well on a flatbed trailer loaded with reinforcing steel. that trailer couldn't be moved. >> reporter: these birds are the ultimate nimb yeah. it cost them $5 million about $17,000 a nest. >> it's way beyond what you would consider a practical use of, you know, protection and, you know, to the environment. >> reporter: bart says it would have cost them more if the project had been delayed or if they violated the wildlife protection laws and were fined. the bart extension is expected to be completed in 2015. now, dana, if they continue to pose a problem bart will have to continue to figure out how
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to pay for the cost of accommodating these birds. >> when they want to mate and have babies, that's what they do. they're stubborn. >> reporter: very determined. >> exactly. ann notarangelo, thank you. meanwhile, airport workers in san jose have been given the green light to shoot birds from the runway. the city council approved that plan last night. officials say that birds sucked into airplane engines can cause engine problems and power outages. they hope shooting the birds with either blanks or live bullets will prevent some of those problems. while it was raining this morning, take a look at this. huge tree came crashing down on a home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. this is on lurmont terrace by lombard street. the 100-foot cypress broke through the roof of the master bedroom, missed the homeowner by just a few feet. >> four feet closer to my bed and i wouldn't be standing here
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talking to you right now. so i'm blessed. >> and get this. just two days ago, he moved his bed from under the very spot where the tree crashed through. the tree also ripped down a power line. that wasn't only tree that toppled this morning. this came down on a parked car in san francisco's richmond district. fortunately, nobody hurt. but the super saturated ground gave way so easily, the sidewalk was pulled up. a parking lot in burlingame was flooded in rollins between inning gold and david. flooding there reached the butchers of some of the cars. taking a look now at our live high-def doppler radar just a few little tiny green spots out there not much, but wet weather has moved on. we can expect things to stay dry for the next week or so. the first big sign of the repair work is being seen at that sinkhole in lafayette. the giant boulders are being moved into place. the hole opened during sunday's
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rainstorm on mountain view drive. cbs 5's ken bastida on the money being made available to speed up repairs. hi, ken. >> reporter: hi, dana. yeah, they didn't waste anytime out here. they had an emergency city council meeting last night and they appropriated a million dollars out of the general fund and they went to work on it right away today here on mountain view drive. take a look at some of the video we shot earlier, some of the huge rocks they were putting down try to stabilize the channel here. they were scouring out some of the debris and they were trying to just get it to where it wasn't going to get any worse. this giant sinkhole that gave way over the weekend. and they got a lot of that work done. let me show you back here live what they pulled out of the channel. this is some of the steel that was inside there that they had to cut up. this was once a nine-foot diameter pipe. it's now just scrap. it got torn up in the deluge that came running through lafayette creek. now, the city manager steven
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faulk told us this afternoon that that money that he has, he is going to spend on getting a new pipe and getting it fixed. >> so this morning my city engineer and i are meeting with teams of local contractors to determine who if anybody has the type of drain pipe that would be appropriate for that creek. and specifically, we're looking for sections of pipe that are ten feet in diameter and so it's not something that you exactly go to home depot and buy off the shelf. >> reporter: he has a huge hole to fill here. 80 feet long, 40 feet wide. 15 feet deep. it's not going to happen overnight. the city council realizes that. but they don't like the predictions from some of the engineering companies that it could take months. they say step on the gas and get this filled. this mountain view drive is used by a lot of residents that go up into the hills here around lafayette and they need this roadway back. how long it's going to take, nobody can tell you that right now. but they are going to the state
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of california for disaster money as well to see if they can speed things along. in laugh yet, reporting live from mobile5, in lafayette, ken bastida. back to you. >> thank you. doesn't really make any sense. why would you shoot someone on a bike? >> a nursing home worker gunned down outside of a school. the search for clues in the killing of a cyclist in berkeley. >> phones, watches, computers and kindles. the massive criminal operation busted in a bay area city. >> over an inch of rain fell throughout the bay area today. now the day the bay area will dry out as eyewitness news continues with your pinpoint forecast right here on cbs 5. ,, sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt.
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i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase.
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and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. ring selling stolen computes and cell phones. san three people are in jail
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accused of being part of a massive crime ring selling stolen computers and cell phones. san francisco police say the three people were arrested at an apartment on jones street friday. inside, a haul of stolen goods. police say stolen electronics is big business. >> they are easily sold. they are removable commodities and very affordable. so guard your belongings. >> police say the stolen items came from car break-ins in oakland and san francisco. there was even more stuff found in storage units and vehicles totaling half a million dollars. detectives believe the three are part of a larger operation. their investigation is still under way. the disgraced head of the contra costa county vice squad pleaded guilty today to five felonies two years after being caught on tape trying to sell stolen drug evidence. 51-year-old norman wielsch broke down in tears and apologized to his father for
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bringing disgrace not family name. he was then taken into custody. he was arrested last year during a justice department sting along with then concord investigator christopher butler. their arrests led to a police corruption probe in which two other officers were also arrested. berkeley police are searching for whoever shot and killed a woman as she roder who bicycle home last night around 11:30 near longfellow middle school a block from her apartment. cbs 5 reporter da lin reports. >> reporter: family and friends are gathering on sacramento street right now at the spot where 50-year-old pamela mullins was shot and killed. they say she was pretty close to home. in fact, where she lived only about 50 feet away from where i stand right now. two dozen homicide detectives returned to the crime scene this afternoon to look for more evidence in the killing of
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pamela mullins. they scoured the area around longfellow middle school. >> it happened right here in front of the school. no regard to what they do. >> reporter: neighbors say they heard people arguing and then one shot shortly before midnight. the first 911 caller didn't know about the shooting. police say the caller saw mullins bleeding from the head and thought she had fallen off her bicycle. police later determined she had been shot. >> it does appear she might have been on the bike, but we are still trying to confirm everything. >> i still can't believe it. i just can't because... she was really close to me, my girlfriend. >> reporter: family and friends say mullins was a sweet woman who had just started a new job at a nearby nursing home. >> she was really nice. she was of a comedian. >> i can't understand t it. she worked and talked to everybody. >> reporter: why would someone kill a popular woman in the neighborhood? her relatives set up this memorial this evening near
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where police found the body. >> she had no enemies. she was nice. everybody loved her. >> reporter: police don't have a motive in this killing and they don't know if she was targeted. this is berkeley's fourth homicide of the year. the last one in the city back in march. live in berkeley, i'm da lin. cbs 5. >> thank you. other bay area headlines, oakland police are trying to piece together what led to four people getting shot. three people were hit by gunfire near lake merritt around 10:30 last night. police say it happened after two groups of people got into an argument. an innocent bystander was shot as he walked to a nearby store. we'll have to wait for pay plea from the two men accused in a san jose crime spree. a judge has moved the plea hearing for 15-year-old adonis muldrow wearing green there and 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks to january 16. they are charged with murder trying to kill a police officer and four armed robberies on
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november 16. prosecutors want to try both suspects together. prosecutors say a san jose police officer had the right it shoot and kill an armed man earlier this year. he shot at police in january while using his ex-girlfriend's 11-year-old daughter as a human shield. the officer fired back and killed the man. the santa clara county district attorney's office justified the use of deadly force in a 24- page report it just released. the nation's busiest port is back in business. this is after an eight-day strike. thousands of workers in los angeles and long beach headed back to the docks this morning. clerical workers walked off the job last week over outsourcing concerns. the union dock workers then refused to cross the picket lines. the strike ended last night with a tentative contract agreement. >> we're going to get service and cargo moved throughout this supply chain in the country and get everybody those christmas presents
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>> it is estimated the strike cost the u.s. economy $1 billion a day. all right, roberta gonzales. in for paul deanno, good to see you. >> always good to see you, dana and allen. [ laughter ] >> both of you. i think you guys just allowed me it come in to dry off for a couple of days here after a soaking week. boy, today did we have plenty of precipitation around the bay area. good evening, everyone. let's go ahead to berkeley where today, nearly 9/10ths of an inch of rain fell just today alone so people were out and about with their umbrellas and everybody has been asking, what does this mean for the high sierra? this is our weather camera in the greater lake tahoe area. we did have two feet of snow above 7,000 feet but for the most part high temperatures there today was in the upper 40s. a very warm storm. but right now, it's live, it's high-def doppler radar. it's still picking up some very light precipitation. primarily around highway 101 for the evening commute. anywhere from morgan hill all the way into gilroy but that's it. the system is out of here after
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producing some copious amounts of rain today. a third of an inch in san jose. half inch in sfo, a little more throughout the tri-valley. santa rosa approaching an inch and over an inch in san francisco. there you have that stat in oakland, as well. overnight tonight with the blanked of clouds numbers in the 40s and 50s. we'll see pockets of fog, as well. then we'll start to see the clouds gradually breaking up in the overnight hours leaving us with some areas of fog for tomorrow morning's commute. otherwise, we will have partly sunny conditions. wait until that you see seven- day forecast. first things first. pinpointing your neighborhood, 50s beaches. tomorrow for your thursday, 60s around the peninsula. jumping up to the low 60s as we swing around to the santa clara valley including willow glen, alum rock and alviso. east of the bay especially well inland topping off at 63, 46 degrees for the warmest locations. otherwise, 60 in walnut creek. this is similar to what we
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experienced today as far as our numbers are concerned, 60s in san francisco and kentfield. the extended forecast, nothing but sunshine and seasonal temperatures each and every day allowing us all to dry out just a bit. and that is indeed is your pinpoint forecast. thank you so much, roberta. the grocery chain has 19 stores in the bay area. the questionable future for "fresh & easy." >> and if you have a problem with your iphone, it might not be your phone's fault. coming up in tonight's consumerwatch, the problems traced to one particular carrier. ,, ,,
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again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. just two years after arrivin the bay area, the fresh andy neighborhood market chain cd be going away. just two years after
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arriving in the bay area, the "fresh & easy" market chains could be going away. they are convenient and featuring fresh foods but are losing money. the british owner says it's reviewing the business including selling off the stores. there are 19 fresh & easy markets in the bay area. employing about 500 people. citigroup plans to eliminate more than 11,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs and improve its efficiency. the cuts amount to a 4% cut of the workforce more than half from the consumer banking unit. it will also close bank branches in the u.s. and internationally. they expect to cut back to save more than $1 billion a year beginning in 2014. a lot of sprint customers are speaking out about a problem with their iphones. as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, they're complaining they're not getting the service they're paying for. >> reporter: if you have sprint
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iphone 5 and can't access the internet, you have company. the bbb received hundreds of complaints since the iphone 5 was released. hundreds of sprint iphone 5 users say they are having trouble uploading photos, accessing websites and pretty much using any 3-g data. a viewer called the problem to our attention and replaced her iphone twice and when that didn't help she said sprint told her it was a known problem and about a dozen u.s. cities, and even though she can't access the data she is paying for, sprint won't let her out of her contract. lawyers say she can sue for breach of contract. sprint says it's investigating. and a warning tonight about a popular baby product. the nap nanny is being recalled following the death of a 4 month old baby. the consumer product safety commission says infants can fall out or get trapped against the side of the recliner and suffocate. nap nannies were sold in the u.s. between 2009 and 2010. and if you bought an early model flat screen tv or flat
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screen computer monitor you have some money coming to you. but you have to act fast. tomorrow is the deadline to file a claim in a class action price fixing settlement. suit says manufactures illegally plotted to keep prices high. anyone who bought any product with an lcd scene between 1999 and -- screen between 1999 and 2006 are eligible, payments up to $200 depending how many you purchased and there is no need to provide proof of purchase. simply fill out the form online. you will find a link at cbssf.com/consumerwatch. i filled mine out right before i came out here. >> i have been forgetting. >> you have been talking about this for months. >> haven't i? >> one more day. do it now. >> note to self. >> i have to write on my hand. tv. yeah. thank you, julie. coming up, in our next half hour, the questions surrounding the kidnap and rape of an autistic bay area teenager. tonight we ask, did social service workers act appropriately? and what more could they have
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done? >> and what would really happen if we fall over the "fiscal cliff"? the painful consequences for californians. >> it can change the status quo of breast cancer treatment. how women might be able to lower their risks of recurrence.
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group home rules. and whether they need a re- wri. a repeat criminal a brutal attack on an autistic runaway raises questions about california's group home rules and whether they need a rewrite. a repeat criminal accused of assaulting that teenaged girl made his first court appearance today. 36-year-old gary atkinson faces multiple felony counts including kidnapping and rape. the young victim walked away from an oakland group home last week. now, the staff saw her go. but they couldn't stop her. cbs 5 reporter phil matier tells us it's the rule. >> when california group homes where kids who have special needs or emotionally disturbed kids go to, in those group homes you cannot lock the doors. that is the law in the state of california. in other states, they do have locked facilities. >> reporter: matt is the ceo of
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edgewood group home in san francisco which has had its share of walkaways over the years though none ended in such tragedy. >> can a kid just walk away? if a kid is not presenting whether it's a 5 or 8-year-old or 17-year-old kid, they are not presenting a danger to themselves or to another staff member, we can't simply restrain them. >> reporter: so when the teenager walked out and headed for the bart station down the road, legally the only option was to send staff out to follow and keep an eye on her. >> we do everything we can to keep the kids safe and we'll follow the child. sometimes they get away. >> reporter: that's just what happened. staffers from the home followed the girl only to lose her at the fruitvale bart station where she was allegedly forced on to a train by a repeat criminal gary atkinson of san francisco who is charged with multiple counts of rape kidnapping and assaulting a
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minor. >> she had bruising around the neck where the suspect had tried to strangle my daughter. >> reporter: why didn't the two staffers who were following the girl just force her back to the home when they still had her in their sights? >> restraints can be an unpleasant process. they can be intense for the staff and the kids and they can be dangerous so we absolutely try to minimize the use of restraints. and only use them when kids are at risk themselves or they may hurt someone else. >> reporter: this girl just walked out, walked down to bart, and got on a bart train. and legally there was nothing anybody could do to stop her? because she was not a danger to herself or others at that moment? even though she met up with this fiend? >> they still can't restrain them to get them back to campus unless they are a danger to themselves or someone else. a child who has autism is not necessarily a danger to himself or to others. >> now, gary atkinson is set to return to court december 17th
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to enter a plea. president obama says a budget deal could be reached in a week if republicans accept higher taxes for the wealthy he was 2% of americans. but that "fiscal cliff" deadline is less than four weeks away and still no deal between the president and republicans. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on what this gridlock could cost californians. >> reporter: basically, it could cost us billions. the daily democrat estimates that if no deal is reached and we go over the "fiscal cliff," our state could lose out on $4.5 billion of federal money and lose 200,000 jobs. and this can hit the lower middle class with a one-two punch a combination of unemployment and fewer social safety nets. >> they want us to close on wednesday at noon. >> reporter: a social security employee for 30 years is joining fellow federal workers across the u.s. to spread the word the "fiscal cliff" is
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looming and at stake social security benefits for millions. >> they seem to go for the people who had the least political pull, in other words poor and disabled and people here in east oakland. >> reporter: like this social security recipient who relies on every federal dollar. if these benefits were cut, who would this affect you and your friends? >> oh, wow. i wouldn't even be able to afford the rent i'm paying right now, less food. it is going to hurt. >> reporter: it doesn't stop there. the federal defense spending cuts could cost california 135,000 jobs and for defense contractors a $10 billion drop in the next decade. for struggling college students, brace yourselves for less. if we go over the "fiscal cliff," a uc spokesman says we
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could lose $335 million in research funds. other consequences for californians, 143,000 unemployed could lose assistance in trying to find a job. nearly 300,000 disadvantaged students would get fewer benefits at school. 8,000 patients wouldn't get hiv testing and 2,000 women could miss out on breast and cervical cancer screening. and with income taxes expected to rise at the same time, the economy is expected to tank. >> there is no question about it. going over the "fiscal cliff" to most economists is really stupid. if it happens, we would go into a recession. >> reporter: and with no deal reached, who is to blame for all the this washington gridlock? just ask the american people. according to a new pugh research poll, 53% blame the republicans. 27% blame the president. we'll be watching. >> that's interesting, all those dollars that you just added up for california, multiply that by the other 49 states.
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>> reporter: it's a really scary thought. they have to solve this. >> grace lee, thank you. a new study could change the current standard of care in breast cancer treatment. british researchers say that breast cancer patients who took tamoxifen for 10 years instead of the usual 5 were less likely to die from the disease. and less likely to have their cancer come back. >> if it's particularly in the second 10 years, that's very- ful i think for that group of women -- that's very helpful i think for that group of women who have been worrying until now. >> tamoxifen is a top breast cancer drug treatment since it blocks estrogen which feeds tumors. fining a place to park just got easier in a bay area -- finding a place to park just got easier in a bay area city. how new technology helps you spot a pace. >> may i speak to my granddaughter, kate, please. >> an apology from the hospital treating the duchess of cambridge the the private details revealed during that prank phone call. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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technology. the city installed sensors n ab circling the block for parking in san mateo is becoming a thing of the past. they installed sensors in 100 parking spaces in downtown san mateo. they send parking availability data to an app called parker wouldn't you know, parker. so if you are between olive street and san carlos avenue looking for parking all you need is your smartphone and parker. >> this will be a very important tool for consumers to help them find parking and the city manage inventory that we can provide efficient parking for downtown. >> the app features price information and hands-free voice navigation. if you don't have good parking karma, download parker for free on itunes. a pair of australian radio deejays made royal pains of themselves when they managed to
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prank call prince william's pregnant wife. they fooled their way past the hospital operator claiming to be the queen and prince charles. fake queen: "when can you te me to the hospital charles?" fake charles: "when will ite all right to come down and e if that's ok?" n >> they didn't get through to the duchess but they did reach her private nurse. >> when can you take me to the hospital, charles? >> when will it be all right to come down and see her, maybe in the morning or something if that's okay? >> i would suggest anytime after 9:00 would be suitable. >> charles sounds like he's about to die! [ laughter ] >> the nurse also gave the callers an update on kate's condition. the hospital apologized and so have the deejays. they said they were sure the hospital staff would hang up after hearing their terrible accents. >> hello, do you have prince albert in a cab? [ laughter ] >> let him out. >> you think the aussies are that far removed from the british. >> you have made that call.
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>> i have too. a bay area priest mixed the pulpit with politics to do what was right. >> our focus in the church is [ indiscernible ] >> what he did that changed everything for people barely making ends meet. >> from the cbs 5 weather center, good evening, everyone. we now have the day it's in the forecast that the bay area will begin to dry out. we'll feature the seven-day forecast as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. remember the old commercial, i'd walk a mile for a camel? we have a story of a man who went 100,000 miles. not for a camel. cal has a new football coach. his name and resume' coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. fierce fighter. but as sharon chin reports, north bay farm workers haved their own when is it comes to farm worker rights, cesar chavez was a fierce fighter but as sharon chin reports north bay farm workers have had their own faithful friend for the past 30 years this week's jefferson award winner. reporter: 60-year-old
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moases sanchez has a place to call home. he spent mean years homeless and nearly four decades as a migrant worker in the napa valley vineyard. >> sometimes sleeping in the car. >> reporter: or in the fields. >> it's very have hard. >> reporter: but at the river ranch farm worker housing center in st. helena he and 60 other laborers get bedrooms, three meals a day and hot showers. >> he rest much better. he doesn't really worry about his safety. >> reporter: the workers give thanks for father john brenkle a champion of farm worker housing for nearly 30 years. >> this valley is so darn prosperous. it was a scandal having them sleeping in cars. >> reporter: when he first came to saint helena catholic church in 1983 he immediately noticed the plight of the farm worker. at night he would see up to 40 of them crowded onto the church porch to sleep. >> when i went to bed in my warm bed, i felt very uncomfortable. >> reporter: at first, father
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brenkle offered showers and meals at his church and set up a tent city in yountville. and he organized groups to create long-term housing. in 2002 they passed measure l allowing landowners to donate less than 40-acre parcels for housing. >> our slogan in the church was vote for l or go to hell. >> reporter: his leadership gave rise to three farm worker owned it is centers to houseworkers. laborers pay $12 a night to cover half the operating cost. a voluntary tax on vintners covers the rest. angel calderon runs the centers. he says the 81-year-old priest created a model for farm worker housing. >> he was a saint because i don't know else in this valley doing that much for the farm workers. >> reporter: father brenkle also cofounded a nonprofit that
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helped develop more than 900 affordable housing units. >> as i look back, i have a sense of peace and satisfaction. >> reporter: so for his tireless fight for farm worker housing this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to father john brenkle. sharon chin, cbs 5. >> nominate your local heroes for a jefferson award on cbs 5 online. go to cbssf.com, click the "connect" button and jefferson awards to find the email nomination form. >> now our little ray of sunshine bringing more sunshine. >> everybody was in a tizzy today because we had the official lighting of the sacramento tree in sacramento and we had rain and all the way throughout the central valley. good evening, everybody. let's go ahead and head to sacramento where the governor was on hand -- that's not the governor but the governor was on hand with a lot of great festivities and the tree is
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officially lit as the rain subsides and the clouds begin to part right there in sacramento. 'tis the season for rainfall. high-def doppler radar indicating we have a little bit of leftover green on the screen in the form of light to moderate rainfall. it's now moving dues east of highway 101 over morgan hill and gilroy now traversing east as this area of low pressure is out of here but leaving in its wake some very impressive rainfall totals. today alone over an inch in san francisco. a third of an inch in san jose. oakland approaching nine-tenths of an inch of rain and nearly an inch of rain in the gauge in santa rosa. tonight with a blanket of clouds overnight temperatures into the 40s and 50s. winds have pretty much died down, therefore we have some pockets of fog developing, as well. so be mindful of that for tomorrow morning. then partly sunny, bright, a ray of sunshine and the extended forecast, wait until you see that seven-day forecast.
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it's promising! area of low pressure marching to the east right here, an area of high pressure now beginning to build in. that will dry us out to a dry weather pattern. this area of low pressure is not going to interfere with the raiders game tomorrow. oh, no. clear skies as -- okay, dana. >> raiders! >> play host to the denver broncos. 58 degrees, low 50s by the end of the game. tomorrow your pinpoint forecast kick-starting with the coast into the 50s, winds under 10 miles per hour. 60s common around the peninsula including south san francisco all the way into woodside, los altos. 62 gilroy. everybody is not low 60s. those numbers are seasonal for this time of the year similar to what we experienced today. 69 in san jose a couple of degrees cooler than that for your thursday. 58 degrees in sausalito. meanwhile the extended forecast nothing but a string of sunshiny days all the way
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through the weekend. hey, if you're talking about doing some skiing, north star more snow today. 4" at squaw valley. red dog got to do it this year. meanwhile, we are talking sugar bowl with partly sunny conditions over the weekend. that's your pinpoint forecast. >> thank you. jazz pioneer and bay area native dave brubeck has died a day shy of his 92nd birthday. brubeck's groundbreaking signature sound first took off during his days at mills college in oakland. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman has a look back on his life and legacy. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: if dave brubeck was the high priest of west coast jazz and he surely was, this was his temple. a blackhawk nightclub corner of turk and ellis in the tenderloin. today the tender loin is -- the tenderloin. back in the day when dave
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brubeck held court, this place swung. >> the blackhawk was -- was in reality a dive. >> reporter: toby gleason remembers going to the blackhawk when he was 6 or 7 with his dad ralph and grew up hanging around with dave and other local jazz legends. >> it was dark. it was dingy and smoky. but it was a vibrant scene. >> reporter: a typical jazz club of the day, but dave brubeck was far from typical. for one thing, he was white and a fierce anti-segregationist. wouldn't play clubs where blacks weren't allowed. for another, he was classically trained went to graduate school at mills college. >> dave brubeck's name is part of our history. we're very proud that brubeck was a student here. >> reporter: he came from his family's ranch near where the concord pavilion now stands, a bay area boy through and through who hit the big time with the crossover hit "take five." ♪ [ music ]
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>> he propelled on a national scale being so popular, it was an extraordinary thing. >> reporter: it remains to this day one of only two or the jazz standards to breakthrough the top 20 hits. it's syncopated time signature was dave brubeck's signature and helped put him and san francisco jazz on the map. mike sugerman, cbs 5. ♪ [ music ]♪ ,, ,, ,,
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jeff tedford two weeks ago.. dykes guided louisiana techo an impressive 9-3 record int bulldogs had cal has reportedly hired sonny dykes to be the new cal football coach after fire jeff tedford. he guided louisiana tech to a good record. the bulldogs score 5 1.5 points per game. mike macintyre interviewed but there was no interest. first sign of a long seven-game road trip for the warriors beginning in detroit. warriors an early lead. harrison barnes golden state up by 10. they had a two-point lead at halftime and they klay thompson exploded from downtown. then thompson wings it with five in the 3rd quarter alone. can i have an update, please, on the score?
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94-83. that's live. exclusive update. how much time is left? three minutes left in the game. we'll update as warrants develop. the debate continues on who should be the 49ers starting quarterback. clearly jim harbaugh isic maaing his decision week by week. >> we have faith and trust in colin and the way he has played and, you know, therefore, another start this week. >> colin kaepernick's fumble probably didn't weigh too much in harbaugh's decision to start them against the dolphins. rams head coach jeff fisher thought the play call was questionable. >> i don't know what they were trying to accomplish there. [ inaudible ] >> yeah, probably quizzical, yeah. the way it turned out, you know, that's some low hanging
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fruit. what the heck were they doing? you learn from it. you know, feels like somebody just took the -- reached into your chest and stomach and started pulling the innards out, you know, without using any anesthesia. >> it could have been worse, you could have been shot. the cubs manager went on a quail hunting trip and had a dick cheney moment. >> all of a sudden the shotgun goes off and i take a pellet right in the ear. this is my ear. i got it take this bb out with pliers and blood is pouring out of my ear. i'm out in the desert hunting. >> bird gets up in front of him, pulls the trigger, bam, right in the ear. [ laughter ] >> everybody turned out. everybody is okay after that hunting trip. mike was inducted into the san francisco hall of fame for
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running achievesments in the 1970s. he is now 100,000 mile man. >> 42 years of training, racing competing marathons in my teens... approximately 400 pairs of training and racing shoes. >> reporter: 56-year-old marathon runner mike finelli has running in his blood. the san anselmo recently achieved a milestone of a lifetime. he ran his 100,000th mile in the philadelphia marathon, equivalent to running around the earth 4 times. >> was an achieve goal once i had 80,000 under my belt about 10 years ago. >> reporter: he planned his training schedule so that is 100,000 mile would happen halfway through the 26.2-mile race a location with special meaning to him. >> in the middle of the 100,000 miles right where it all began.
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i don't know whether to cry or cheer. i was reflecting on my dad who got my involved in the sport. the 100,000th mile landed right where we started training together so it was really a very special touching moment. >> reporter: fanelli has been distance running for 45 years and during that time he kept a log of competition and workouts. >> over time i tallied up the miles. >> reporter: 100,000 miles has come at a cost for the san francisco state graduate. >> well, my left foot is due for surgery. i postponed it once and that's my good foot. my other foot has gotten pretty serious nerve damage that nobody is able to really diagnose. i guess the best thing to do would be to take off a year or so but that's not going to happen. >> it's amazing his knees are still holding up at this point.
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>> no kidding. >> 100,000 miles. >> you looked at me when you said knees are still holding up. >> my car doesn't even hold up at 100,000 miles. >> reuters report, john mcafee arrested by gatt matt la police for entering the country illegally. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,, ,,,,,,,,
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for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train,
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and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. announcer: this is joey fatone. it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible by fremantle media] [cheers and applause] steve: how you doing, everybody? hey, welcome to "family y feud," everybody. i'm your man, steve harvey. we got a good one for you today. returning for the second day, all the way from pittsburgh, pennsylvania, home of the steelers, it's the waldron family. [cheers and applause]